First Names SUN

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • SUN is ranked as the 1514th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 17,514.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 1% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 5.49 people named SUN for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is commonly used as either a first or last name. More specifically, it is used as a first name 41% of the time.
  • Based on the analysis of 100 years worth of data from the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Baby Names database, the estimated population of people named SUN is 712.
  • The SSA data also shows that SUN is used as a girl's name 60% of the time.

First Names SUN
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 17,514 +/-2.7%
  • National Rank 1,514
  • Percentile Rank 0.99
  • Proportion/100k 5.5

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 712
  • National Rank 11,023
  • Percentile Rank 88.08%
  • Proportion/100k 0.22

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name SUN is 31.1% White, 2.5% Hispanic origin, 5.9% Black, 57.9% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.3% Two or More Races, and 0.4% American Indian or Alaskan Native. These figures should be considered only as a rough estimate. The purpose of this graph is to compare the name's specific race and Hispanic origin distribution to the distribution in the general population of the US.

The vertical blue bars represent the race distribution of people that have the name. The yellow horizontal lines represent the race distribution of the general population. The amount by which the blue bars extend past the yellow horizontal lines determines how likely a person with the name will be part of a given race or Hispanic origin group.

On this basis, the people with the name SUN have a higher likelyhood of being Asian or Pacific Islander and a lower likelyhood of being White.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name SUN is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Chinese surname
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • Chinese Common surname
  • South Korean surname
  • US unisex baby name - Social Security Administration

Race & Hispanic origin distribution
of the people with the name SUN

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 31.1% 63.9% -32.8%
Hispanic origin 2.5% 16.3% -13.8%
Black 5.9% 12.3% -6.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 57.9% 4.9% 53.0%
Two or more races 2.3% 1.8% 0.5%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.4% 0.7% -0.3%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named SUN is California where 6,480 people have this name.
  • California is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named SUN, as 16.7 in every 100,000 Californians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • California is the state with the biggest positive difference between the actual state population and the projected state population based on the national average. (where the blue bar extends past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 35 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Arkansas (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 6 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names SUN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 470 3.65 96.6% Indiana 110 1.67 92.0% Iowa 45 1.44 90.0% Kansas 105 3.63 89.5% Michigan 234 2.36 97.1% Minnesota 114 2.09 94.5% Missouri 27 0.89 80.6% Nebraska 13 0.7 66.7% North Dakota 0 0 0.0% Ohio 115 0.99 92.5% South Dakota 0 0 0.0% Wisconsin 78 1.35 92.9%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name SUN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 470 3.65 96.6%
Indiana 110 1.67 92.0%
Iowa 45 1.44 90.0%
Kansas 105 3.63 89.5%
Michigan 234 2.36 97.1%
Minnesota 114 2.09 94.5%
Missouri 27 0.89 80.6%
Nebraska 13 0.7 66.7%
North Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Ohio 115 0.99 92.5%
South Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Wisconsin 78 1.35 92.9%
West State Statistics First-Names SUN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 96 12.97 83.7% Arizona 237 3.52 93.3% California 6,480 16.7 99.4% Colorado 135 2.52 91.6% Hawaii 138 9.75 93.5% Idaho 16 0.96 65.9% Montana 16 1.53 65.6% Nevada 193 6.78 92.7% New Mexico 39 1.89 78.1% Oregon 168 4.23 92.3% Utah 33 1.13 77.9% Washington 1,093 15.48 98.4% Wyoming 19 3.19 65.3%

West States
State stats for the first name SUN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 96 12.97 83.7%
Arizona 237 3.52 93.3%
California 6,480 16.7 99.4%
Colorado 135 2.52 91.6%
Hawaii 138 9.75 93.5%
Idaho 16 0.96 65.9%
Montana 16 1.53 65.6%
Nevada 193 6.78 92.7%
New Mexico 39 1.89 78.1%
Oregon 168 4.23 92.3%
Utah 33 1.13 77.9%
Washington 1,093 15.48 98.4%
Wyoming 19 3.19 65.3%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names SUN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 26 0.72 78.5% Maine 0 0 0.0% Massachusetts 146 2.16 91.5% New Hampshire 37 2.82 80.7% New Jersey 188 2.1 93.3% New York 1,382 7 98.7% Pennsylvania 338 2.64 96.1% Rhode Island 18 1.73 71.9% Vermont 8 1.25 66.4%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name SUN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 26 0.72 78.5%
Maine 0 0 0.0%
Massachusetts 146 2.16 91.5%
New Hampshire 37 2.82 80.7%
New Jersey 188 2.1 93.3%
New York 1,382 7 98.7%
Pennsylvania 338 2.64 96.1%
Rhode Island 18 1.73 71.9%
Vermont 8 1.25 66.4%
South State Statistics First-Names SUN State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 69 1.42 90.0% Arkansas 19 0.65 75.4% Delaware 21 2.28 86.8% Dist. of Columbia 15 2.21 74.2% Florida 700 3.52 98.2% Georgia 469 4.64 97.0% Kentucky 32 0.73 82.0% Louisiana 33 0.72 82.7% Maryland 435 7.27 97.1% Mississippi 27 0.89 80.6% North Carolina 395 3.98 97.4% Oklahoma 121 3.12 90.9% South Carolina 56 1.15 88.0% Tennessee 98 1.5 92.4% Texas 1,588 5.89 98.6% Virginia 727 8.73 97.5% West Virginia 18 0.98 67.8%

South States
State stats for the first name SUN

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 69 1.42 90.0%
Arkansas 19 0.65 75.4%
Delaware 21 2.28 86.8%
Dist. of Columbia 15 2.21 74.2%
Florida 700 3.52 98.2%
Georgia 469 4.64 97.0%
Kentucky 32 0.73 82.0%
Louisiana 33 0.72 82.7%
Maryland 435 7.27 97.1%
Mississippi 27 0.89 80.6%
North Carolina 395 3.98 97.4%
Oklahoma 121 3.12 90.9%
South Carolina 56 1.15 88.0%
Tennessee 98 1.5 92.4%
Texas 1,588 5.89 98.6%
Virginia 727 8.73 97.5%
West Virginia 18 0.98 67.8%
 

Full Names with SUN as a First Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have SUN as a first name. The length of the bars represents an estimate of the the number of people with the name expressed as a percentage of all the people named SUN.

The most popular full name is SUN Kim. 11.77% of all the people named SUN have this family name.

There are 1343 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name SUN

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 SUN Kim 11.77%
2 SUN Lee 8.03%
3 SUN Park 3.18%
4 SUN Choi 2.15%
5 SUN Wong 1.51%
6 SUN Hong 1.46%
7 SUN Cho 1.41%
8 SUN Kang 1.11%
9 SUN Lim 1.06%
10 SUN Yu 0.98%
11 SUN Chang 0.85%
12 SUN Hwang 0.85%
13 SUN Shin 0.82%
14 SUN Yi 0.82%
15 SUN Han 0.77%
16 SUN Oh 0.74%
17 SUN Song 0.72%
18 SUN Chung 0.69%
19 SUN Pak 0.69%
20 SUN Choe 0.66%